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Title: EAPJCSIS
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More than 23 years of teaching experience at the Bharathidasan University, the National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli and Durgapur. About 16 years of research experience in Digital Image Processing, Computer Vision, Machine Learning, Biometrics, and Bio-Informatics. Visited and participated in collaborative research at the University of Texas, Arlington, U.S.A. under TEQIP–I project and published an IEEE conference paper. One week Guest faculty at Caledonian College of Engineering, Muscat, Oman, and two faculty members completed Ph.D. under joint-supervision. Participated in collaborative research with CSIR-Central Electrochemical Research Institute, Tamilnadu, India and a scholar completed Ph.D. under joint-supervision. Participated in collaborative research with CSIRAdvanced Materials and Processes Research Institute, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India and a scholar completed Ph.D. under joint-supervision. Member of Information Security Education and Awareness Phase I & II project and TEQIP – I and II project. Granted 1 patent, filed 1 patent, and published and accepted 102 research articles (SCI/SCOPUS/WOS/SCIE/ESCI 55 nos.) in international peerreviewed journals, conferences, 3 books and 4 book chapters (Google citations-448, h-index-11, i10- index-11, Total Impact factor > 40.733). One of our research articles has been first in the top 20 articles, during 2013-16. Developed M.Tech. programme on High Performance Computing and Ph.D. programme on Computer Science admitted two batches from the academic year 2014-15 in Computer Centre, NIT Durgapur. Four research scholars awarded Ph.D. degree in the year 2013, 2015, 2017, and 2018, 1 scholar completed viva-voce, 2 scholars submitted Ph.D. synopsis, and 5 research scholars working on Ph.D. 15 M.Tech., 11 M.C.A. 6 B.Tech., 16 B.Tech. internship projects supervised and 2 M.Tech scholars, 7 B.Tech. students working on projects. Organized several conferences, seminars, and workshops. Reviewer in IEEE, Springer, Elsevier, Taylor & Francis etc. Board member in several peer-reviewed international journals. Nominated as a Board Member for Ph.D. viva voce and as an Indian examiner for several Ph.D. theses in various universities. Visited several countries for presenting research articles in various international conferences. Participating in social activities in rural areas near Durgapur, West Bengal.

Work Background

Bharathidasan University, Tiruchirappalli.

National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli--Programming Assistant

National Institute of Technology, Durgapur.--Computer Programmer

National Institute of Technology, Durgapur.--Associate Professor 

National Institute of Technology, Durgapur--Associate Professor 

Research Contributions

Navanietha Krishnaraj R., Saravanan Chandran, Parimal Pal, and Sheela Berchmans, “Screening of Photosynthetic Pigments for Herbicidal Activity with a New Computational Molecular Approach”, Combinatorial Chemistry & High Throughput Screening, Bentham Science, Vol. 16, No.10, pp. 777-781, 2013. ISSN: 1875-5402, Impact Factor 0.952. SCI-SCOPUS-WOS, PUBMED, API-1. http://www.eurekaselect.com/118025/issue/10 (first in the top 20 articles, 2013-16). H Index 58 2. Navanietha Krishnaraj R., Sheela Berchmans, Saravanan Chandran, and Parimal Pal, “Functionalization of electrochemically deposited chitosan films with alginate and Prussian blue for enhanced performance of Microbial fuel cells”, Electrochimica Acta - Elsevier, Vol. 112, pp. 465-472, 2013. ISSN: 0013-4686, Impact Factor 4.798. SCISCOPUS-WOS, API-1.5. http://authors.elsevier.com/sd/article/S0013468613017118 H Index 202 3. Navanietha Krishnaraj R., Saravanan Chandran, Parimal Pal, and Sheela Berchmans, “Molecular Modeling and Assessing the Catalytic Activity of Glucose dehydrogenase of Gluconobacter suboxydans with a New Approach for Power Generation in a Microbial Fuel Cell”, Current Bioinformatics, Bentham Science Publishers, Vol. 9, pp. 327- 330, 2014, Impact Factor 0.6, ISSN: 1574-8936 (Print) ISSN: 2212-392X (Online). SCI-SCOPUS, API-1. http://www.eurekaselect.com/118991/article H Index 22 4. Navanietha Krishnaraj R., Saravanan Chandran, Parimal Pal, and Sheela Berchmans, “Investigations on the Antiretroviral Activity of Carbon Nanotubes using Computational Molecular Approach”, Combinatorial Chemistry & High Throughput Screening, Bentham Science, 17(6), pp.531-535, 2014, ISSN: 1875-5402 Impact Factor 0.952. SCI-SCOPUS-WOS, PUBMED API-1. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24433396 H Index 58 5. Navanietha Krishnaraj R., Saravanan Chandran, Parimal Pal, P. Varalakshmi, and P. Malliga, “Molecular Interactions of Graphene with HIV-Vpr, Nef and Gag Proteins-A New Approach to Treat HIV Infections”, The Korean Journal of Chemical Engineering, Springer, 31(5), pp.744-747, 2014, ISSN: 0256-1115 (Print) 1975-7220 (Online), Impact Factor 2.007 SCI-SCOPUS http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs11814-014-0049-8 H Index 46 6. Satanand Mishra, C. Saravanan, V. K. Dwivedi, and K. K. Pathak, “Discovering Flood Rising Pattern in Hydrological Time Series Data Mining during the Pre Monsoon Period”, Indian Journal of Geo-Marine Sciences, CSIR-NISCAIR Vol. 44, No.3, pp. 303-317, 2015, SCI-SCOPUS-WOS, ISSN: 0975-1033, Impact Factor 0.316 http://nopr.niscair.res.in/handle/123456789/3 H Index 28 7. Saravanan Chandran, Satya Bhushan Verma, “Contactless Palmprint Verification System using 2-D Gabor Filter and Principal Component Analysis”, International Arab Journal of Information Technology (IAJIT), Vol. 16, No. 1, pp-1-7, January 2019, Impact Factor 0.742, ISSN: 1683-3198 (print), ISSN: 2309-4524 (Online), https://iajit.org/PDF/January%202019,%20No.%201/11209.pdf (SCI-WOS) H Index 19 8. Satanand Mishra, C. Saravanan, V. K. Dwivedi and J. P. Shukla, “Development of Hydrolprocess Framework for Rainfall-Runoff Modeling in the River Brahmaputra Basin”, Indian Journal of Geo Marine Sciences, Vol. 47(12), pp. 2369-2381, December 2018, SCI-SCOPUS-WOS, ISSN: 0975-1033, Impact Factor 0.316, 2017. H Index 28 9. Satanand Mishra, C. Saravanan, V. K. Dwivedi, Rainfall-Runoff modeling using clustering and regression analysis for the river Brahmaputra Basin, Journal of the Geological Society of India, Springer, Vol. 92, pp. 305-312, 2018, ISSN: 0974-6889, Impact Factor 0.479, SCIE-SCOPUS-WOS. H Index 38, https://www.springer.com/earth+sciences+and+geography/geology/journal/12594 10. Vania V. Estrela, Osamu Saotome, Hermes J. Loschi, Jude Hemanth, Willian S. Farfan, Jenice Aroma, Chandran Saravanan and Edwiges G. H. Grata, Emergency Response Cyber-Physical Framework for Landslide Avoidance with Sustainable Electronics, Technologies, 6(2), 42, pp. 1-28, 18 April 2018, ESCI-WOS ISSN 2227-7080, http://www.mdpi.com/2227-7080/6/2/42/htm 11. Sonu Varghese K, Ajay James, Saravanan Chandran, “A Novel Tri-Stage Recognition Scheme for Handwritten Malayalam Character Recognition”, Procedia Technology, Elsevier, 24, pp. 1333-1340, (WOS), 2016. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2212017316302262 12. Shahnaz Abubakker Bapputty Hajia, Ajay James, Saravanan Chandran, “A Novel Segmentation and Skew Correction Approach for Handwritten Malayalam Documents”, Procedia Technology, Elsevier, 24, pp. 1341-1348, (WOS), 2016. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2212017316302298 13.Jose Hormese and C. Saravanan, “Automated Road Extraction from High Resolution Satellite Images”, Procedia Technology, Elsevier, 24, 9-11, Dec. 2015, pp. 1460-1467, (WOS), 2016. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2212017316302705 14. Shefali Mamataj, Biswajit Das, Saravanan Chandran, “Towards the design of Fault Tolerant Binary Comparator by Parity Preserving Reversible Logic based Multi-Layer Multiplexer”, International Journal of Computer Science and Information Security, USA, Vol. 14, No.7, July 2016, pp.214-221, ISSN No.1947-5500. ESCI - IP & Science, Impact factor 0.533. https://www.academia.edu/27901653/ (paid journal) H Index 9 15. Satya Bhushan Verma, Saravanan Chandran, Touchless Region based Palmprint Verification System, International Journal of Computer Science and Information Security, USA, Vol. 15, No. 4, pp.181-187, April, 2017, ISSN No.1947- 5500, ESCI - IP & Science, Impact factor 0.533. https://sites.google.com/site/ijcsis/vol-15-no-4-apr-2017 (paid journal) H Index 9 16.Biswajit Das, Saravanan Chandran, Novel Design of Less Complexity Reversible Multiplexer Based AdderSubtractor, International Journal of Computer Science and Information Security, USA, Vol. 15, Iss. 5, pp. 89-95, 2017, ISSN No.1947-5500, ESCI - IP & Science, Impact factor 0.533. https://sites.google.com/site/ijcsis/vol-15-no5-may-2017 (paid journal) H Index 9 17. Thafseela Koya Poolakkachalil, Saravanan Chandran, Vijayalakshmi K., Symbols Frequency based Image Coding for Compression, International Journal of Computer Science and Information Security, USA, Volume 15 No. 9, pp. 148-155, 2017. ISSN No.1947-5500, ESCI - IP & Science, SCOPUS Impact factor 0.533. https://sites.google.com/site/ijcsis/vol-15-no-9-sep-2017 (paid journal) H Index 9 18. Ajay James, Sujala K, C Saravanan, A novel hybrid Approach for Feature Extraction in Malayalam Handwritten Character Recognition, Journal of Theoretical and Applied Information Technology, Vol. 96., No. 13, pp. 4191-4202, 15, July 2018, ISSN 1992-8645, SCOPUS. http://www.jatit.org/volumes/Vol96No13/19Vol96No13.pdf (paid journal) H Index 9 19.Joy Brata Sarkar, Thafseela Koya Poolakkachalil, Saravanan Chandran, Novel Hybrid Lossy Image Compression Model using Run Length Coding and Huffman Coding, International Journal of Computer Science and Information Security, USA, Volume 16, No.10, pp.103-107, 2018. ISSN No.1947-5500, ESCI - IP & Science, Impact factor 0.533. http://www.academia.edu/38291132/Novel_Hybrid_Lossy_Image_Compression_Model_using_Run_Length_Codin g_and_Huffman_Coding (paid) H Index 9 20. Ajay James, Manjusha J and Chandran Saravanan, Malayalam Handwritten Character Recognition Using AlexNet Based Architecture, Indonesian Journal of Electrical Engineering and Informatics,Vol.6 ,No.4, pp.393-400, 2018 SCOPUS-WOS,ISSN 2089-3272http://section.iaesonline.com/index.php/IJEEI/article/view/518/pdf (paid) HIndex 1 21.Jose Hormese, Chandran Saravanan, A Convolutional Neural Network Approach to Road Classification from Satellite Images, Journal of Theoretical and Applied Information Technology, Vol. 96, Iss. 23, pp.7917-7927, 15-12- 2018, ISSN 1992-8645. SCOPUS. http://www.jatit.org/volumes/Vol96No23/19Vol96No23.pdf (paid) H Index 9 22. Thafseela Koya Poolakkachalil, Saravanan Chandran, Stereoscopic Image Compression using Curvelet, Journal of Theoretical and Applied Information Technology, Vol. 97, No.4, pp. 1146-1154, 28 Feb. 2019 E-ISSN 1817- 3195 / ISSN 1992-8645.SCOPUS. http://www.jatit.org/volumes/Vol97No4/7Vol97No4.pdf (paid) H Index 9 23. Sunil Kumar Patel, Chandran Saravanan and Vikash Kumar Patel, Cloud based Reversible Dynamic Secure Steganography Model for Embedding Pathological Report in Medical Images, International Journal of Computers and Applications (TJCA), Taylor and Francis, pp.1-9, July 2019, SCImago, Print ISSN: 1206-212X Online ISSN: 1925-7074, https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/1206212X.2019.1641273 24. Thafseela Koya Poolakkachalil, Saravanan Chandran, Summative Stereoscopic Image Compression using Arithmetic Coding, Indonesian Journal of Electrical Engineering and Informatics (IJEEI), Vol. 7, No. 3, pp. 564- 576, Sep 2019, ISSN: 2089-3272, SCOPUS, HIndex 4, http://section.iaesonline.com/index.php/IJEEI/article/view/755/454 Renowned Conference Publications – 42, Scopus – 30, WOS - 20, internationally renowned – 12 25.C. Saravanan, Sanjeev S Malalur, and Micahel T. Manry, “Fingerprint Feature Compression Using Statistical Coding Techniques”, IEEE, Indicon, India, SCOPUS-WOS, December 18-20, 2009, pp 1-4, E-ISBN : 978-1-4244- 4859-3, Print ISBN: 978-1-4244-4858-6 http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/stamp/stamp.jsp?tp=&arnumber=5409438 26. C. Saravanan, “Color Image to Grayscale Image Conversion”, IEEE International Conference on Telecom Technology and Applications, SCOPUS-WOS, Indonesia, Mar 19-21,2010, pp.196-199,ISBN-13:978-0-7695-3982- 9,http://dl.acm.org/citation.cfm?id=1798302 http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/stamp/stamp.jsp?tp=&arnumber=5445596 27. Shefali Mamataj, Biswajit Das, Saravanan C., “An Approach for Designing an Optimized Reversible Parallel Multiplier by Reversible Gates”, ICCACCS, SCOPUS-WOS, Kolkata, Springer, 30-10-2014 to 01-11-2014, ISSN: 1876-1100, ISSN – 1876-1100, Springer. https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-81-322-2274-3_38 28. Shefali Mamataj, Biswajit Das, Saravanan C., “An Approach for Designing of Sequence Generator by Counter and Multiplexer of Reversible Gates”, IC3 I-IEEE, SCOPUS-WOS, 27-29, Nov. 2014, Mysuru, India, ISBN: 978-1-4799- 66295. http://www.ieeeexplore.ws/document/7019602/ 29. Saravanan Chandran, Koushik Bhattacharyya, “Performance Analysis of LSB, DCT, and DWT for Digital Watermarking Application using Steganography”, IEEE International Conference on Electrical, Electronics, Signals, Communication and Optimization, SCOPUS-WOS, Visakhapatnam, India, Issue 1, pp.244-248, 24-25, Jan2015, ISBN 978-1-4799-7678-2, http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/stamp/stamp.jsp?tp=&arnumber=7253657 30.Ramesh Kumar Thakur, Chandran Saravanan, “Analysis of Steganography with Various Bits of LSB for Color Images”, IEEE International Conference on Electrical, Electronics, and Optimization Techniques (ICEEOT) - 2016, SCOPUS-WOS, Chennai, 3-5 March 2016, pp. 2154-2158, http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/document/7755073/ 31.Ramesh Kumar Thakur, Chandran Saravanan, “Classification of Colour Hazy Images”, IEEE International Conference on Electrical, Electronics, and Optimization Techniques (ICEEOT) - 2016, SCOPUS-WOS, Chennai, pp. 2159-2163, 3-5 March 2016. http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/document/7755074/ 32.R Om Prakash, Chandran Saravanan, “Autonomous Robust Helipad Detection Algorithm Using Computer”, IEEE International Conference on Electrical, Electronics, and Optimization Techniques (ICEEOT) - 2016, SCOPUS-WOS, Chennai, pp. 2599-2604, 3-5 March 2016. http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/document/7755163/ 33. Thafseela Koya Poolakkachalil, Saravanan Chandran, Muralidharan R, Vijayalakshmi K, “Comparative Analysis of Lossless Compression Techniques in Efficient DCT-Based Image Compression System Based on Laplacian Transparent Composite Model and An Innovative Lossless Compression Method for Discrete-Color Images”, 3rd MEC International Conference Big Data and Smart City, SCOPUS-WOS, Middle East College, Muscat, Oman, 15- 16, March 2016. http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/stamp/stamp.jsp?arnumber=7460360 34. Debmalya Chatterjee, Saravanan Chandran, “Comparative Study of Camshift and KLT algorithms for Real Time Face Detection and Tracking Applications”, Second IEEE International Conference on Research in Computational Intelligence and Communication Networks, SCOPUS-WOS, pp. 62-65, 23-25 September 2016, Kolkata, India. http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/stamp/stamp.jsp?tp=&arnumber=7813552 35. Pranav P Nair, Ajay James, C Saravanan, Malayalam Handwritten Character Recognition Using Convolutional Neural Networks, IEEE International Conference on Inventive Communication and Computational Technologies, SCOPUS-WOS, Coimbatore,10-11, Mar 2017 http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/stamp/stamp.jsp?tp=&arnumber=7975203 36.Raveena P V, Ajay James, C Saravanan, Extended Zone based Handwritten Malayalam Character Recognition using Structural Features, Second IEEE International Conference on Electrical, Computer and Communication Technologies, Coimbatore, SCOPUS 22-24, Feb 2017. http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/stamp/stamp.jsp?tp=&arnumber=8117898 37. Sujala K, Ajay James, C Saravanan, A hybrid Approach for Feature Extraction in Malayalam Handwritten Character Recognition, Second IEEE International Conference on Electrical, Computer and Communication Technologies, ICECCT 2017, Coimbatore, SCOPUS 22-24 Feb 2017. http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/stamp/stamp.jsp?tp=&arnumber=8117899 38. Thafseela Koya Poolakkachalil, Saravanan Chandran, Vijayalakshmi K, Analysis of Application of Arithmetic coding on DCT and DCT-DWT Hybrid Transforms of Images for Compression, IEEE International Conference on Networks & Advances in Computational Technologies (NetACT 2017), Trivandrum, Kerala, India, SCOPUS-WOS 20 -22, July 2017. http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/stamp/stamp.jsp?tp=&arnumber=8076782 39.C. Saravanan, Piyush Gupta, and Pratima Sharma, “Grey Scale Image Colorization Using Artificial Neural Network”, WorldComp 2010 - The 2010 World Congress in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, and Applied Computing, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, SCOPUS 12-15, July 2010, pp.437-440. https://dblp.unitrier.de/db/conf/ipcv/ipcv2010.html 40. Marichi Agarwal, Monish Chatterjee and Saravanan Chandran, Offline Routing and Wavelength Assignment for Identification of Regeneration Sites in Translucent WDM Optical Networks, 2017 International Conference on Advances in Computing, Communications and Informatics (ICACCI), 13-16, September 2017, Manipal University, Karnataka SCOPUS-WOS http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/stamp/stamp.jsp?tp=&arnumber=8125910 41. Tuhin Kundu, Saravanan Chandran, Advancements and Recent Trends in Emotion Recognition using Facial Image Analysis and Machine Learning Models, IEEE International Conference on Electronics, Communication, Computer Technologies, and Optimization Techniques (ICEECCOT-2017), 15-16 December 2017, Mysuru, SCOPUS-WOS http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/stamp/stamp.jsp?tp=&arnumber=8284512 42. Sourav Kumar Singh and Chandran Saravanan, Analysis of Moving DLT, Image and Seam Selections Algorithms with MS ICE, Autostitch, and OpenCV Stitcher for Image Stitching Applications, IEEE International Conference on Electronics, Communication, Computer Technologies, and Optimization Techniques (ICEECCOT-2017), 15-16 December 2017, Mysuru, SCOPUS-WOS http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/stamp/stamp.jsp?tp=&arnumber=8284536 43.Rounak Mukherjee, Saravanan Chandran, Lossy Image Compression using SVD Coding, Compressive Autoencoders, and Prediction Error-Vector Quantization, IEEE International Conference Opto-Electronics and Applied Optics - Optronix 2017, pp.30, 2-3, November 2017, Kolkata, India, SCOPUS-WOS received a uniqueness score of 100% on their plagiarism system. https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/document/8349661/ 44. Aishwarya Dey, Saravanan Chandran, Performance Analysis of Smile Detection using Adaboost Algorithms, IEEE International Conference Opto-Electronics and Applied Optics - Optronix 2017, pp.29, 2-3, November 2017, Kolkata, India, SCOPUS-WOS received a uniqueness score of 100% on their plagiarism system. https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/document/8349659/ 45. Thushara K, Ajay James, C Saravanan, Feature Extraction Using Geometrical Features for Malayalam Handwritten Character Recognition System, IEEE WiSPNET 2017 - International Conference on Wireless Communications Signal Processing and Networking, Chennai, SCOPUS-WOS pp. 477-482, 22 – 24, March 2017. https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/stamp/stamp.jsp?tp=&arnumber=8299802 46. Narsimha Raj Kasu, Chandran Saravanan, Segmentation on Chest Radiographs Using Otsu’s and K-means Clustering Method, IEEE International Conference on Inventive Research in Computing Applications (ICIRCA 2018), Coimbatore, Tamilnadu, India, 11-12, July 2018, pp. 210-213. SCOPUS https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/stamp/stamp.jsp?tp=&arnumber=8597371 47.Jose Hormese, Chandran Saravanan, A Comparison of Convolutional Neural Network Architectures for Road Classification from Satellite Images, IEEE International Conference on Inventive Research in Computing Applications (ICIRCA 2018), Coimbatore, Tamilnadu, India, 11-12, July 2018, pp.354-359. SCOPUS https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/stamp/stamp.jsp?tp=&arnumber=8597408 48. Thafseela Koya Poolakkachalil, Saravanan, Chandran, Analysis of Stereoscopic Image Compression using Arithmetic Coding and Huffman Coding, IEEE International Conference on Inventive Research in Computing Applications (ICIRCA 2018), Coimbatore, Tamilnadu, India, 11-12, July 2018, pp. 214-220. SCOPUS https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/stamp/stamp.jsp?tp=&arnumber=8597216 49. Sunil Kumar Patel and Chandran Saravanan, Performance Analysis of Hybrid Edge Detector Scheme and Magic Cube Based Scheme for Steganography Application, IEEE Technically Sponsored International Conference on Communication, Computing & Internet of Things, Sri Sai Ram Engineering College, Chennai, India from 15-17 February 2018, pp. 299-303. SCOPUS https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/stamp/stamp.jsp?tp=&arnumber=8668102 50. Satya Bhushan Verma, Saravanan Chandran, Performance Analysis of Various Fusion methods in Multimodal Biometric, IEEE Conference CCTES-2018, Integral University, Lucknow, 14-15, Sep. 2018, pp. 5-8. SCOPUS https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/stamp/stamp.jsp?tp=&arnumber=8674156 51. Samatha P Salim, Ajay James, Chandran Saravanan, Proposed metho